Delays on A1(M) after accident and oil spill

Further delays are expected for drivers tonight as the clear-up continues after an accident on the A1(M).

Monday, 25th September 2017, 10:03 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:52 am
The A1 southbound between junctions 44 and 43 are closed this evening

West Yorkshire Police said they expected it to take until 10.30pm for recovery of a vehicle and trailer on the A1(M) Aberford Bypass southbound between junctions 44 and 43.

Highways England said a large oil spillage needed to be cleared up.

Three of the four lanes are closed. No one has been injured.

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Insp Graham Hawcroft from West Yorkshire Police: "There are no injuries, but it has gone across three lanes."